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Unavailable Years Sovereign


Below is a collection of the years in which Gold Sovereigns were not produced by the Royal Mint. This could be due to political, economic or technical limitations of the time period.

For help finding a specific year Gold Sovereign coin, please call our friendly customer services team on the number at the top of this page, or email us at [email protected]


1950 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1951 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1952 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1953 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1954 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1955 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1956 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1933 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1934 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1935 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1936 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1938 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1939 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1940 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1941 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1942 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1943 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1944 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1945 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1946 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1947 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1948 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1949 Gold Sovereign

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from £439.00

1972 Gold Sovereign

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from £446.10


The Victorian era saw a huge change in the industrial outlook of Britain and its Empire. As new sources of Gold were discovered in colonies like Australia, Canada and India several Branch Mints were authorised and opened in order to meet the growing demand.

Following the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 gold coins were removed from circulation in order to support paying for the war effort. The continued economic pressures following WWI and the lead up to the Second World War throughout the 1930’s meant that Gold would be kept in reserve rather than being used for circulation.

Not until the 1970’s did demand and the move to decimalisation result in Gold Sovereigns returning to annual production. The current Royal Mint at Llantrisant was built in order to meet these needs, and Sovereigns have been produced there annually since 1979.

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Specific Dates

The following are the years in which Gold Sovereigns were not produced: 1834, 1867, 1933 – 1936, 1938 – 1956, 1960 – 1961, 1969 – 1972.

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